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  1. Freebies
    Church Mutual Insurance Company
  2. Home Environment
    Saw these this morning. They had a display near the entrance advertising $5 and $10 tool gift sets. There were 4 or 5 of the $5 sets with different tools, from 3 to 10 piece sets with screwdrivers, pliers, box knives, wrenches, measuring tape, etc. plus packs of drill bits and socket sets. These...
  3. Leisure & Media Arts
    I hate the suggestions and how netflix classifies its instant movies. Give instantwatcher.com - Streaming Movies and TV to watch instantly on Netflix a try and let me know your thoughts. It links directly to netflix to watch or queue movies/shows you like. It builds and classifies the...
  4. Question and Answer
    DD hosed up our old laptop. A few months back she set up multiple user accounts; set herself as admin and apparently deleted my admin account. Then the laptop got put away out of sight/out of mind. Of course she can't remember her password now, so we can't get the internet security package...
  5. Quilting
    I thought it would be fun to find out what other quilters thought the best quilting tool is.......EXCLUDING the regular rotary cutters and mats since we all know we couldn't live without them. I have a favorite iron for piecing and like it much better than Clover's little mini iron, as it gets...
  6. Christmas
    Ladies, as a service to some of you, I'd like to offer some tips on gift giving tools this year. (hoping my wife heeds this advice). Please don't buy some of the "gadget tools" you see at the check out or advertised on TV. (below is an example) Most of them are junk and usually wind up in the...
  7. Freebies
    For a limited time, STF Products is giving away the incredible Using Treats as a Training Tool DVD...a $20 value, absolutely FREE! Produced by Imagine A Horse, this exclusive Start To Finish DVD features Allen Pouge and Susan De Laurentis. http://stfproducts.com/dvdpromo/index.html
  8. Frugal Living
    at lowes.com/buildyoursavings. First, you answer questions about your home, and it tells you diy things you can do at home to save money, and how much it cost to make these changes. I answered the questions, and if I: Insulate water heater add more insulation to attic seal doors and windows...
  9. Kitchen Basics
    What kitchen tool do you absolutely NOT want to live without? I'm not talking about things like crockpots, coffeemakers, toaster ovens, and so forth. Rather, these are just the tools that you find in the drawer or maybe piled into a crock/cannister. Examples would be knives, wooden spoons...
  10. Frugal Living
    I've been blogging about my latest acquisition. And thought I'd share. My family has invested in a Vitamix. This is a high end blender, that comes with a pretty hefty price tag. I have wanted on for the last 15 or 16 years. Since I first saw it, it has come down about $1300, seriously. DD10 and...
  11. Utilities
    http://www.billshrink.com... i was recently turned on to this, you put in, for example, your cell phone plan, usage, what you pay and it makes recomendations for how to lower it.... it also works with credit cards and gas... hope someone finds this useful :)
  12. Freebies
    Register for your free gift below. Then check out the money saving benefits…affordable TRICARE supplement plans…and other special benefits. YOURS FREE: Marine Corps Association "Leatherneck" Tool Kit. DISCLAIMER: This offer is available to U.S. Residents only (except New York). Thank you for...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    Never mind. I was looking for a 'cracker rolling pin' that would make holes in cracker dough and after I posted, I found a 'hardtack rolling pin.' I don't have one of those and don't want to spend the money on one just now, but I do have a lefse rolling pin, so I'm going to give that a try...
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I found this site listed on one of CNN Money's "Heroes" and it looked interesting. Let us know how it is (I will sign up later as I am busy with an event for my sons school). http://www.mint.com/ Take care and God bless.
  15. Freebies
    http://www.dryerventwizard.com/ventcheck_request.htm
  16. Homesteading and gardening
    Kick Type Sod Removal Tool My experience. http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?ILYFM Picture of my sod cutter in operation. Place to buy. There may be others. http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?ISGBL Anybody who has removed sod with a shovel over a reasonably large area will know what backbreaking...
  17. Frugal Living
    I just realized how much harder my frugal lifestyle would be w/o it. Just in the last 24 hours I have... - aquired 5 grocery bags of tomatoes from my neighbor and no canning equipment... no problem, I found directions online for freezing tomatoes for up to 8 months, no special tools required...
  18. Financial hardship
    Hi everyone, I thought I would share a tool while I am looking for work. It is a great tool and very similar to the google interface. (Following the kiss principle ;) ) http://www.indeed.com Example of a refined search. Type in your search keywords if you want. (If you see redundancy from a...
  19. News you can use
    Bankruptcy: A tool to fight foreclosure? Consumer groups and Democrats want legislation that would allow bankruptcy courts to modify distressed mortgage loans. Lenders opposed the plan, and President Bush has vowed a veto.
  20. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    We got all of our info gathered up and entered into this snowball calculator. We included the car payment and house payment . . . we will be completely DEBT FREE in 4 years (less if we apply bonuses, raises, garage sale money etc.)! While that is a long time - I am very encouraged because I...
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